The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
England / South East
Rank 227 242 245
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 7 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.53% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £310 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £290 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £600 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +40.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2187 2657 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.89% 31.71% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1536 1491
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 167 165
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 7 £310 -6.41% 3
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 12 (66.67%) SSL
2 12 (66.67%) Firmware
2 12 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (66.67%) SNMP
2 12 (66.67%) SCCM
2 12 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) C
5 5 (27.78%) Aerospace
6 4 (22.22%) MISRA
6 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) Military
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 3 (16.67%) Automotive
7 3 (16.67%) DO-178B
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
7 3 (16.67%) MISRA C
7 3 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
8 2 (11.11%) FlexRay
8 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Metrics

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 12 (66.67%) SNMP
2 12 (66.67%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.11%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (27.78%) Aerospace
2 4 (22.22%) Military
3 3 (16.67%) Automotive
4 2 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (5.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Build Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) MISRA
2 3 (16.67%) DO-178B
2 3 (16.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP